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Best things to do in Devon

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Establishment
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“This arts and crafts style house is owned by the National Trust and set in a beautiful position on the coast. The gardens are extensive and run down to the sea and the South West Coastal Path. ”
23 locals recommend
Castle
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“Fabulous castle and grounds, well worth a day out. About half an hour from the property it’s an easy drive.”
25 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Torquay is a great location. Visit the wild life Bird Sanctuary. Food, Drinks, Theatre, Amusements & Shopping. ”
12 locals recommend
Garden
“Agatha Christie's Holiday home is a National Trust house and gardens. An excellent visit. Theoretically you need to book if you go by car. You can also take a river boat fro Dartmouth up the River Dart. Check out the National Trust Website.”
36 locals recommend
Premise
“Great place to visit, good for rainy days and just by the Barbican so can be combined easily. Good for families.”
15 locals recommend
Beach
“A 5 min drive away towards Braunton, beach Hut and deckchair hire contact Jules on the following number for booking information: – 07813 506899 Indoor and outdoor seated licensed restaurant open seasonally, please contact the restaurant directly on (01271) 891288 for further details. Surf Hire from Surfed out located beneath balcony of restaurant. Please visit website www.surfedout.com for more information on opening times and contact details. The local surf schools that are available at Saunton Sands Beach are Sarah Whiteley’s “Walking on Waves” and “Surf Saunton” please contact on following numbers: Walking on Waves – 07786 034403 or 07772 240894 or Surf Saunton – 07837 906 428 / 07892 693 099. Dog friendly all year round, pay to park. ”
27 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“10 min drive away, great beach shop at the Putsborough end, small town at the Woolacombe end, pay to park at both, dogs allowed all year in certain areas.”
26 locals recommend
Park
“Worth a visit and during the summer if you visit during the day you can get a free pass to go back one evening within seven days to see the illuminations.”
15 locals recommend
Establishment
“Lovely location on The Plains for sitting outside and watching the world go by. Claimed to be the best coffee in town!”
34 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“Multilane bowling-alley chain with party services and American comfort food at an on-site diner. ”
4 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Outlet stores include M & S, Nike, etc. Also an Asda supermarket and petrol station. ”
25 locals recommend
Park
“Great place for walking & Cycling. You can hire bikes here. There is also a small cafe.”
40 locals recommend
Cinema
“Plenty to do to entertain families all within walking distance of the complex.”
13 locals recommend
Café
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“Breakfast on a Sunday is very popular here so be prepared for a short wait in peak season - wonderful friendly service and heavenly food”
27 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The food is delicious with lovely views over Torre Abbey Sands. Book a table as it's very popular. ”
11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Set right in the centre of Axminster this is Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's cheaper dining option and deli. Simple menu, local food, reasonably priced and beautifully prepared.”
34 locals recommend